Compact Lilac with Outstanding Color and FragranceThe Lilac Tiny Dancer, Syringa Vulgaris ‘Elsdancer’, is a compact lilac with outstanding color and fragrance. It would be useful as a foundation planting or in a wildlife garden. It would also make an outstanding short hedge. Nothing can compare with the sights and scents of a lilac bush in your yard. Every spring will be heralded with huge, 5-inch panicles of clustered lavender blossoms. The flowers are certainly a showstopper, and the scent has to be experienced to be believed. The succulent, sweet lavender bouquet will drift on the slightest breeze through your yard from May into June.Even when not in flower, your Tiny Dancer will delight the eye with its mounded, lushly green form. Your Tiny Dancer perfectly fits its name. A smaller, less-leggy variety of the more traditional lilac, Tiny Dancer fits well in many locations. It’s a perfect way to bring the sublime beauty and sumptuous scent of lilac shrubs into your yard without as big an investment of space.Your Tiny Dancer is cold tolerant, and far more heat tolerant than other lilac varieties. You can leave the blooms intact for the bees and butterflies to enjoy or bring some indoors. The flowers are a durable cut flower and maintain their intense fragrance in any location. Try a Tiny Dancer today and begin enjoying a superb landscape plant!*Large Purple Spring Flowers*Compact Size*Attracts Butterflies.
Amazing Display & FragranceSaugeana Chinese Lilac, Syringa x chinensis ‘Saugeana’, is a floriferous plant with showy, single, deep lilac-red, fragrant flowers in mid-May. Neat, small green disease resistant foliage makes an excellent windbreak or screen. It can be used in many situations, including shrub borders, informal hedges and perennial borders.This lilac consistently produces an abundance of attractive blooms. This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds and requires average water needs.Saugeana Chinese Lilac prefers full sun, good drainage and air circulation. It tolerates light shade, but best bloom is in full sun .Being very showy and fragrant, it makes a wonderful screen or border specimen and grows 10-12 feet tall and 5-10 feet wide. Must be kept pruned to prevent legginess. Originating in Rouen, France in 1777, it is one of the first hybrid lilacs..
The White Persian Lilac, Syringa x persica ‘alba’, is a spreading, graceful shrub with arching branches, reaching 4 to 8 feet in height, 5 to 10 feet spread. This deciduous shrub has dark green foliage. The pale lilac flowers are fragrant, late spring blooming, abundantly produced on 2 to 3 inch long panicles. A reasonably compact lilac for the smaller garden, and shrub border. Introduced 1614..
The Alexander Pink Lilac, Syringa x prestoniae ‘Alexander Pink’, is a nice, bright-pink late-blooming Canadian Lilac. It is very similar in habit to ‘Royalty’ Lilac.A vigorous, non-suckering lilac, ‘Alexander Pink’ is extremely hardy (-45° below zero). It needs good drainage and does best in full sun.Promptly remove faded flower panicles before seeds set, since this will increase bloom for the following year. Prune as needed immediately after flowering.This lilac is easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun. It tolerates light shade, but best bloom quality and disease resistance occur in full sun.’Alexander Pink’ prefers rich, moist, neutral soils.Begin to enjoy the lovely blooms in late spring!* Extremely Hardy!* Bright Pink Flowers!.
Lilac – Avalanche, ‘Syringa vulgaris ‘Avalanche’, is showy and freely produces panicles of large, single white fragrant florets on a rounded to upright plant of 9 feet. It blooms in late spring to early summer, and rarely to never fed on by Japanese beetles. The cut flowers hold up very well, and easily fill a house with their fragrance. Requires full sun and needs regular watering; do not overwater. Avalanche is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds. It can be used in many situations, including shrub borders, informal hedges and perennial borders. Lilacs can withstand severely cold winters (even -35 degrees C) and in fact, the species does not grow well in areas without significant frost in wintertime..
The Chinese Lilac, Syringa Chinensis, is a large round-headed shrub that can be used as a single specimen or as a background border or screening planting. It produces an excellent floral display in early May. The flower color is lilac purple. Flowers are produced in 4-5″ long panicles after the foliage emerges. It is a profuse bloomer with fragrant flowers covering much of the plant. It makes an attractive unsheared hedge.Lilacs prefer a rich well drained soil. Although they will grow in light shade, they will develop a more dense plant habit and flower much better when grown in full sun. Renewal pruning to remove a few older canes each year will help keep the plant full to the base. Prune after flowering for best landscape effect..
The Lilac ‘Excel’, Syringa x hycinthiflora ‘Excel’, is a compact branching Lilac with single, lilac-lavender flowers. Somewhat irregular in shape, this Lilac has leaves that are medium green, ovate to heart-shaped, up to 5 inches long. This free flowering hybrid is very fragrant and great for southern areas. ‘Excel’ grows in full sun and is heat tolerant; blooms from the late winter through early spring. The single purple flowered clusters put on a great display in the early season. The Lilac ‘Excel’ prefers regular water and good drainage, The following years’ flower buds are produced by midsummer, so if pruning is necessary, do so before July. ‘Excel makes an outstanding shrub border..
The Peking Lilac, Syringa pekinensis, is a large shrub (or small tree) with a growth habit that is multi-stemmed, spreading, and informal. Its foliage is typical of lilacs with a summer green color, but no fall color.‘Peking’ has showy clusters of pure white flowers on 3 to 6 inch panicles. More trouble-free than the common shrub lilac, ‘Peking’ Lilac doesn’t produce suckers, seldom suffers from disease and requires little pruning.This multi-trunk tree has an upright, arching form and rich-brown, peeling bark that looks great in winter. ‘Peking’ does best in full sun in any loose, well-drained soil. Allow enough space for good air circulation.This robust tree is tough enough to withstand challenging environments. ‘Peking’ Lilac will be a strong performer in your yard!* Informal habit* Multi-trunk small tree* Robust.
Superba Littleleaf Lilac, Syringa microphylla ‘Superba’, is an attractive shrub that is covered with single, deep pink flowers in May-June. The clean, small leaves are mildew resistant, and this broad spreading shrub grows twice as wide as tall. It is widely used as a foundation plant in the garden and group plantings, also for informal or formal hedges, and as a specimen shrub. It is easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun. It tolerates light shade, but best bloom quality and disease resistance occur in full sun. Superba Littleleaf prefers rich, moist, neutral soils. It should be pruned as needed immediately after flowering. Superba Littleleaf is a dense, compact, mounded, spreading, deciduous, small-leaved shrub that grows to 6 feet tall and up to 12 feet wide. It is resistant to the common lilac diseases, especially powdery mildew..
Lilac – President Lincoln, ‘Syringa vulgaris ‘President Lincoln’, is a fast and large growing shrub. It has large heart-shaped leaves, and the flowers are orchid in bud opening to a gorgeous Wedgwood blue. The fragrance is captivating, truly calling attention to the show-stopping display of blossoms. The Lincoln lilac has branches that are erect and open with rich green foliage. This lilac variety likes full to partial sun, and is fast growing to 10 or more feet tall and about 6 feet wide, or you can easily clip to shape. Use as a source of blue flowers in the garden, for cut flowers, or as a tall informal hedge. Try any lilac in the mixed border where taller growing branches can peek up over other lowering growing perennials. President Lincoln Lilac is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds. Lilacs can withstand severely cold winters (even -35 degrees C) and in fact, the species does not grow well in areas without significant frost in wintertime..
Also known as Hybrid Lilac and Canadian Lilac. A very hardy shrub with a marvelous, unmistakable fragrance and exquisite lavender blooms each May, which are plentiful. The shrub itself is well-built, well-shaped and full to the base; it doesn’t get leggy or bare near the bottom. Every yard should have a couple of lilac bushes because they’re such a familiar spring sight and so easy-care. Birds, bees and butterflies love to hang out near them, too. The Asessippi Lilac prefers full sun, good drainage and air circulation to prevent powdery mildew. It tolerates light shade, but the best bloom comes from full sun. Your landscape will instantly take on color, fragrance and privacy when planted as a screen, but it’s also wonderful in borders, or as an accent plant. Excellent as a cut flower. Zones 2-7..
Lilac – My Favorite, Syringa vulgaris ‘My Favorite’, is a charming, colorful old fashioned lilac shrub that provides you with fabulous bouquets of fragrant flowers in the spring. It displays densely double, dark purple flowers that resemble clusters of small grapes when in bud! ‘My Favorite’ maintains an upright habit and is most valued because of its extremely fragrant double purple blooms in early to mid-May. ‘My Favorite’ has dark green foliage and requires moist soil until well established, then water regularly as needed. This lilac is a good choice for attracting butterflies to your yard, and it is an attractive plant for shrub borders, a garden accent plant, or planted in mass for a flowering hedge or wind screen..
Lilac – Sarah Sands, ‘Syringa vulgaris ‘Sarah Sands’, is a very common flowering shrub that grows best in a sunny location. The plant grows in shade but flowering is poor and powdery mildew is likely to occur. ‘Sarah Sands’ is a relatively late bloomer, producing single, dark wine-purple flowers. Place her near a white or light colored lilac for a stunning contrast! Its flower fragrance is stunning, and it is a very prolific bloomer. As with most other S. vulgaris cultivars, its leaves are heart-shaped medium-green in spring. Adaptable to nearly all soils, Sarah Sands prefers to be planted with compost/peat moss. Best to remove old flowers when finished blooming. This lilac is a good size for smaller areas and can easily be controlled..
Dappled Dawn Lilac, Syringa vulgaris ‘Dappled Dawn’, has deep blue-purple buds that have fragrant blossoms. The leaves have an irregular yellow variegation, as if they were splashed with yellow. This variegated foliage is the unique feature of this lilac and adds summer color to the shrub border. This lilac is easily grown in average, medium moist, well-drained soil in full sun. Dappled Dawn Lilac tolerates light shade, but best bloom is in full sun. It prefers organically rich, slightly acidic soils with good drainage. It grows 8-10 feet tall and 6-8 feet wide which makes a very colorful border or screen..
Thumbelina® Lilac, Syringa ‘Baillina’ (PP16,662), is a round shaped lilac that is part of our Fairytale® Series of dwarf lilacs. Multitudes of medium pink buds open to very light pink blossoms that are the most fragrant of any in the series. Thumbelina is suitable as an informal hedge or foundation plant. It is easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun. This lilac tolerates light shade, but best bloom quality and disease resistance occur in full sun. It prefers rich, moist, neutral soils. It should be pruned as needed immediately after flowering. This rounded shaped lilac forms a wonderful small tree, with rosy-lilac buds that are wonderfully fragrant. It grows 5-6 feet in height and width..